Reports Report 5282al (Event 5282-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5282-2018
Observer
NameC. Ann K
Experience Level4/5
RemarksMy 15 year old son was with me as saw this as well. It was a just by chance viewing, but we both stopped mid conversation and viewed this
Location
AddressAmherst, NY
Latitude42° 59' 17.08'' N (42.99°)
Longitude 78° 48' 21.45'' W (-78.81°)
Elevation178.86m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-11-28 21:13 EST
UT Date & Time2018-11-29 02:13 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth350.3°
First azimuth22.26°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth328.66°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorBlue, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt had a yellow head, blue tail...it fragmented about 1 sec in, a chunk of blue lost velocity, and burned orange straight down